• Question: what is the biggest black hole recorded?

    Asked by :) :) to Claire on 11 Mar 2019. This question was also asked by Redmond( ͡~ ͜ʖ ͡°).
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      Claire Greenwell answered on 11 Mar 2019:

      I think the biggest one that astronomers have found so far is thought to be 17 billion times the mass of the Sun. This is one of the super massive black holes. There is only one in each galaxy, at the centre. The biggest one is in a galaxy 220 million light years away from us.